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Quality Inn Durango’s “Stay and Ski” deal gives 15-25 percent off your room or a free night with the purchase of Purgatory lift tickets!

Colorado is known for its winter fun on the slopes of mountain ski resorts, but the state ain’t too shabby in other seasons — especially autumn. Colorado fall foliage is a sight to behind, especially the state’s famed aspen groves that paoint mountainsides varying shades of bright yellow and gold. There are many ways to experience Durango fall foliage, but we’ve narrowed it down to three: plane, train and automobile. Plane So,… Read More

Durango, Colorado, is a quintessential mountain town with dozens of nearby mountain biking trails.

Music in the Mountains is a classical music festival and conservatory program that features world-class musicians, orchestra performances and chamber concerts. Every summer since 1987, the Music in the Mountains festival has brought classical music to venues in and around Durango.

Hop aboard the Durango Blues Train to enjoy a historic train ride and live blues music!

The school year will be over before you know it, and summer vacation will be upon us. Even if you don’t have kids in school, everyone should plan a summer vacation — road trip in the family station wagon optional. Durango is a hub for all sorts of summer fun in southwest Colorado. Breweries, national parks, forests, rivers, hiking trails, biking trails, fairs, festivals — our little mountain town delivers big summer fun…. Read More

In addition to its Concert Series trains, the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Durango, Colorado offers another great way to ride the rails this winter: Winter Brunch Trains. The Durango train will steam alongside the Animas River up to Cascade Canyon with the back passenger cars reserved for brunch ticket holders. Passengers can enjoy a hot, catered brunch on board as the train chugs through the San Juan Mountains’ winter… Read More

You don’t have to go to Alaska to experience dog sledding. You can do it in the San Juan Mountains! Durango Dog Ranch offers a variety of dog sledding tours and trips, from a quick trip to being able to drive the sled yourself. Dog Sled Rides – Hourly On Dec. 13, Durango Dog Ranch began offering hourly dog sled rides at the base of Durango Mountain Resort. The trips leave hourly between 9… Read More

As the first signs of snow begin to dust the Colorado Rockies, our thoughts can’t help but turn to the most important time of year: ski season. Is it too early to discuss opening day at local ski resorts? No way. Here’s what we know about opening days coming to a ski resort in the San Juan Mountains near you: Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory) Durango Mountain Resort, or the artist formerly known as… Read More

Fall colors are peaking in Colorado, so it’s perfect timing to hop aboard the Durango Fall Photo Train. Besides seeing some of the best fall colors in Colorado, the annual Durango train ride also includes an opportunity for passengers to get off the train and snap shots of the historic locomotive and passenger cars as they chug past. (Don’t worry; they don’t leave anyone behind.) Durango’s Fall Photo Train takes off Sept. 27… Read More